Ted Westmoreland, CEO and owner of Tactical Development Group (TDG, www.tdgresources.com), a Service-Disabled Veteran-owned company, headquartered in Greenville SC, was named the 2015 SC Veteran Entrepreneur of the Year by the US Small Business Administration. Mr. Westmoreland was nominated by the Greenville Area Small Business Development Center (SBDC), in recognition of his outstanding contributions in building a business following a distinguished record of service to the US Armed Forces.
Tactical Development Group is a client of Michelin Development and was founded in 2008 and now employees 5 full time and 10 part-time personnel. TDG conducts research and product development while providing training in disaster preparedness, rescue, medical care, and survival.
About Michelin North America
Dedicated to the improvement of sustainable mobility, Michelin designs, manufactures and sells tires for every type of vehicle, including airplanes, automobiles, bicycles, earthmovers, farm equipment, heavy-duty trucks and motorcycles. The company has earned a long-standing reputation for building innovative premium tires. Since 1989, Michelin has received 80 J.D. Power tire customer satisfaction awards—five times the number of all other tire manufacturers combined. In addition to tires, the company also publishes travel guides, hotel and restaurant guides, maps and road atlases. Headquartered in Greenville, S.C., Michelin North America (www.michelinman.com) employs about 22,700 and operates 19 major manufacturing plants.